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Donald Trump named Time magazine's Person of the Year

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Colombia's President Santos: Nobel Peace Prize 'a gift from God'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Aleppo: The story of 7-year-old Bana Alabed

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BUSINESS DAILY

Trump, Italy, slow growth: The ECB's challenges

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ENCORE!

Film show: 'Graduation', 'Go Home' & Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas turns 100

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MEDIAWATCH

After latest Snowden leaks, is it time to use carrier pigeons?

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THE DEBATE

Taiwan on the line: Trump phone call alarms China (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Taiwan on the line: Trump phone call alarms China (part 2)

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THE INTERVIEW

France's ex-foreign minister talks Syria, Iran and climate change

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Latest update 08/05/2010

Europe's Greek tragedy

In October 2009, Greece’s public debt reached a terrifying 12.7 percent of GDP, kicking off a crisis in European markets that threatened the currency block's economic stability. After several months of hesitation, eurozone nations agreed in May to an aid package for Greece worth some €110 billion - but the austerity measures called for by the plan are brutal. For the latest reports, interviews and analysis on the Greek financial tragedy, log on to FRANCE24.com.

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'Spain’s situation is very different to Greece’s'

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French lawmakers approve Greece rescue package

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EU approves 110-billion-euro bailout package

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EU's Barroso confident that bailout will allow Athens debt crisis to be contained

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World leaders fear contagion of debt crisis

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France is 'fully determined' to help Greece

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